The Dutch armed forces and Rheinmetall renew long-term framework agreement for ammunition – potential aggregate value of €500 million

Rheinmetall and the Dutch procurement agency Defence Materiel Organization (DMO) have renewed and expanded their longstanding framework agreement for the supply of various types of ammunition for a period of at least ten years. The framework agreement envisages annual call-offs of around €50 million, meaning that total volume could come to €500 million. The customer Read more about The Dutch armed forces and Rheinmetall renew long-term framework agreement for ammunition – potential aggregate value of €500 million[…]

Major defence deal: NATO member Hungary orders 218 Lynx infantry fighting vehicles from Rheinmetall

Hungary is the first NATO and EU member nation to order Rheinmetall’s newly developed Lynx infantry fighting vehicle. This important contract represents a major breakthrough in the global defence market for the Düsseldorf-based technology group’s innovative new combat vehicle. The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has awarded Rheinmetall an order to supply tracked armoured vehicles and Read more about Major defence deal: NATO member Hungary orders 218 Lynx infantry fighting vehicles from Rheinmetall[…]

Hungarian armed forces establish joint venture with Rheinmetall to produce Lynx infantry fighting vehicle

With the signing of an agreement in Unterlüss on 17 August 2020, the government of Hungary has embarked on a massive programme worth over two billion euros to modernize the country’s defence industry and military capabilities. The move was announced by Hungary’s Secretariat of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology and the Commissioner for Defence Read more about Hungarian armed forces establish joint venture with Rheinmetall to produce Lynx infantry fighting vehicle[…]

Defence remains an anchor of stability during coronavirus crisis

. – The Group’s half-year sales fall by 7.7% to €2,597 million due to declining automotive markets – Coronavirus crisis causes drop in consolidated operating earnings from €163 million to €70 million – Defence continues to grow: sales rise by 19% to €1,641 million; operating earnings improved by 75% to €122 million – Automotive significantly Read more about Defence remains an anchor of stability during coronavirus crisis[…]

Combatting the coronavirus: Rheinmetall awarded major mask order

Rheinmetall has been awarded another major order for personal protective equipment for frontline medical staff and care providers. The German federal authorities have contracted with the Düsseldorf-based security and mobility specialist to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) worth around €16 million net. Booked in July, the order encompasses respiratory masks of various types as well Read more about Combatting the coronavirus: Rheinmetall awarded major mask order[…]

Rheinmetall Automotive supplying solenoid valves to South Korea

Strategic order Major supplier for all turbocharged engines Pierburg world market leader for divert-air valves Pierburg GmbH, a member of the technology group Rheinmetall, has won a strategically important contract for the supply of divert-air valves used in exhaust-gas turbochargers of vehicles with internal combustion engines or hybrid drivelines. The Rheinmetall Automotive subsidiary will then Read more about Rheinmetall Automotive supplying solenoid valves to South Korea[…]

Rheinmetall Automotive secures major order: Electrical vacuum pumps for China worth €250 million

. Manufactured in China by Pierburg Huayu Pump Technology, Shanghai Plant is 100% operational again after Corona shutdown, customer demand nearly on schedule again Developed in Germany A renowned international carmaker has awarded Rheinmetall Automotive AG, part of technology group Rheinmetall AG, a major order for electrical vacuum pumps. The order extends to a lifetime Read more about Rheinmetall Automotive secures major order: Electrical vacuum pumps for China worth €250 million[…]

Rheinmetall wins industrial plant engineering contract

Rheinmetall Group subsidiary Rheinmetall Denel Munition has won a 13 millioneuro plant engineering contract. The contract encompasses modernization of an existing production facility belonging to an established, longstanding customer. Due to begin shortly, the project is to be complete in 2021. Given its highly developed capabilities in plant engineering, the South Africa-based company enables customers Read more about Rheinmetall wins industrial plant engineering contract[…]

Rheinmetall signs framework contract worth around 2 billion euros: 4,000 military trucks for the Bundeswehr

Rheinmetall has won another major order for logistic vehicles. Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has entered a framework contract with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) for delivery of up to 4,000 swap body systems, many of which will feature armoured driver’s cabs. Running from 2021 to 2027 for Read more about Rheinmetall signs framework contract worth around 2 billion euros: 4,000 military trucks for the Bundeswehr[…]

Heavy transport helicopter for long-haul operations: CH-53K masters the art of inflight refuelling with KC-130J

The CH-53K King Stallion heavy transport helicopter has successfully completed several inflight refuelling tests with a KC-130J Super Hercules tanker of the U.S. Marine Corps. Lasting several hours, the test flight took place at the beginning of April off the east coast of the United States. Newly developed, the latest member of the Sikorsky family Read more about Heavy transport helicopter for long-haul operations: CH-53K masters the art of inflight refuelling with KC-130J[…]